Roofs – Natural Building and Permaculture Options

Living Roofs

A living roof system is generally very difficult to achieve outside of certain design considerations (a very strong roof, usually of reinforced cement). However, there are natural building materials and designs that can still approach permaculture definitions which means a dwelling places that produces value over time, in capturing energy and other positive systems.

Roof Options for Earthbag Construction

An excellent intro to several different roof types when dealing with earthbag buildings.

Truss, Rafters, Etc.

Roof Pitch